ECGMBA Scholarship Application


  • East Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association
  •                       2018 Congress of Christian Education
  •                    Ministers Deacons and Deaconess Union 
  •                        Scholarship Fund Ministry Application
  • _______________________________________________________
  • Name:__________________________________________________
  • College/University:_______________________________________
  • College Address:_______________________________________________
  • Applicant’s Cell Phone Number:___________________________________
  • Applicant’s Email Address _______________________________________
  • Major:________________ Minor________________ Undecided_________
  • Last High School Attended:_______________________________________
  • Please list any High School Honors, recognitions, or awards:_____________
  • _____________________________________________________________
  • (If additional space is needed, please attach page to application)
  • High School Cumulative GPA:____________________________________
  • Extra Curricular Activities/Clubs________________________
  • _______________________________________________________

              Please Return Application Packet including Essay To:

                                     Rev. Shelton Harris

                                      P.O. Box 15552

                                    Durham, NC 27704

            Must be postmarked by June 30, 2018

Criteria for Applicants

  • Applicant must be active in the ministry of a church that is a member
  • of ECGMBA . The church itself must  to be in “good standing” relative to dues paid to the ECGMBA.
  • Applicant must be accepted and enrolled in a program of study at a
  • post-secondary institution (either four year or two year) that will lead
  • to an Associate or Undergraduate degree.
  • Applicant must have a High School GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Applicant must notify committee of any academic changes relevant to
  • his/her application prior to expected enrollment date. If an applicant
  • does not enroll during the semester indicated on application, all funds
  • MUST be returned.
  • All applicants must be enrolled for the first time at a post-secondary
  • institution and must submit the application by the June 30 , 2018 deadline within the academic year in which he/she will enroll.
  • Applicant must submit a typed, double-spaced essay containing at
  • least 200 words, but no more than 350 words pertaining to one of the
  • following topics:

1- Tell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.

2 - Has there been a time when you’ve had a long-cherished or accepted belief challenged? How did you respond? How did the challenge affect your beliefs?

3 - What is the hardest part of being a teenager now? What’s the best part? What advice would you give a younger sibling or friend (assuming they would listen to you)?

4- Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others ?

         Applicant Checklist

  • Please be sure that you have included the following with your application:
  • 1. Complete application bearing signature of applicant and
  • parent/guardian
  • 2. Typed essay
  • 3. Copy of final High School transcript
  • 4. Letter of Acceptance from College or University
  • 5. Verification of enrollment
  • 6. Recent Photo
  • Scholarship Agreement
  • I give my permission for the release of academic, financial, and/or
  • other necessary information requested by the scholarship/award
  • selection committee.
  • I certify that the information throughout this application is accurate
  • (and in compliance with the criteria stated on the scholarship criteria),
  • and that any misrepresentation of any facts or details will result in my
  • eligibility for any and all portions of the scholarship award.
  • I hereby agree to the terms specified in the scholarship criteria upon
  • accepting the Scholarship Award.  However, should my status change
  • whereby I no longer meet the criteria, I understand that the
  • scholarship will be revoked.
  • I agree to provide a statement or letter of acceptance from an
  • accredited college or university for the academic year in which I am to
  • enroll.  Failure to enroll in an accredited college or university will
  • result in the withdrawal of the award and the student will be obligated
  • to repay any monies received.

Signature of Applicant________________________________________


Signature of Parent/Guardian_____________________________________